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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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ikey wrote:Heh chance would be a fine thing
No CD-RW, 52x CD drive no DVD, and the BIOS doesn't do USB booting.
Get an old Debian floppy image.
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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vrkalak wrote:I'm contemplating on buying a new laptop. As my old Gateway is getting rather old and has seen better days.
It only has 183 Mb of usable RAM anymore and a 40 Gb hard-drive ... although, Linux has given it new life.
I've decided to buy a new Netbook (mini-laptop)

Either an Acer Aspire One or a HP Mini Netbook . . . the specs are fairly similar, and both are stated to work well with Linux.
Specs for both include 10" monitor with 1 Gb of RAM and 160 Gb hard-drive.

Any comments or concerns about either Netbook, or Netbooks , in general?

But, don't "hi-jack" this topic .... send me a PM better.
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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vrkalak wrote:
vrkalak wrote:I'm contemplating on buying a new laptop. As my old Gateway is getting rather old and has seen better days.
It only has 183 Mb of usable RAM anymore and a 40 Gb hard-drive ... although, Linux has given it new life.
I've decided to buy a new Netbook (mini-laptop)

Either an Acer Aspire One or a HP Mini Netbook . . . the specs are fairly similar, and both are stated to work well with Linux.
Specs for both include 10" monitor with 1 Gb of RAM and 160 Gb hard-drive.

Any comments or concerns about either Netbook, or Netbooks , in general?

But, don't "hi-jack" this topic .... send me a PM better.
I hear good of the Acers but HP-UX...
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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kenetics wrote:Wow, someone's been reading posts from 2007! :o
Is there a mintuchino? I'dl like to try it. ;)
I'm sure we can make one up for you. :)
Wow, they're that old? :P
I hope you can... I'm about to fall asleep. Put a crapload of caffeine in it plz. ;)
About the Acers, I got an Aspire (from ~2007), and... Meh. I've had better. I guess it might have something to do with Vista running on it. :shock:
Life isn't fair. It never was, and never will be.
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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HERE IS THE NEW LINUX MINT FORUM IN GREEK FOR THE GREEK SPEAKING MINT FRIENDS

http://www.linuxmint.gr
Last edited by npap on Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:01 am, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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Neato! Mint sure is growing fast! I'm happy with #! though, Mint is a bit too slow and bloated for my tastes.
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AUTUMN IS HERE

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For most countries in the northern hemisphere, summer is over.
Here's a dedication to lovers of September:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IDUxk9s ... re=related
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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just stopping in to say I have a new "best friend" they call her LMDE
and she's beautiful :)

and of course to say hello to my old friends here at the cafe!!


Cheers,

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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Aha! You stole my girlfriend, Deadguy. :lol:

How are you doing old boy. Long time no see. :)

Cheers,
npap
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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npap wrote:Aha! You stole my girlfriend, Deadguy. :lol:

How are you doing old boy. Long time no see. :)

Cheers,
npap

@npap, I know! it's been too long my friend. my job has been crazy for the last year and I've neglected the minty goodness of the cafe. :(
I'm going to try and change that a bit now that fall is approaching :D
Ken is still tending bar I hope.. :)
ikey wrote:Heya Deadguy!
Ah she's an animal that one.. thought I'd drop in to escape from her.. fiesty :lol:



@ikey, if anybody would know it's you!! ;)


have a round on me:
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Re: AUTUMN IS HERE

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npap wrote:For most countries in the northern hemisphere, summer is over.
Here's a dedication to lovers of September:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IDUxk9s ... re=related
Enjoying my Minty Cold LMDE, Looking out the window to see my acer ruberum (red maple) and how its changing every day. Nat King provides the perfect tune to simply relax

thank you, thank you npap.

Barkeep, have you and espresso? Pumpkin Spice with a latte kid sir.
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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<<<update>>>
just installed LMDE to my laptop this weekend!
it cooks :mrgreen:

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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Sit down and have a drink ikey,you must be worn out.... :shock:
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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Looks like LMDE is playing hard to get :lol:
I had to try three times to get it. First it was a bad DVD. Then my bad Hard Disk cracking up.
I finally changed disks. That did it. :D
Well my fellow LMDebians, it was worth all the trouble. :)

It's also nice to see some good old friends here. :D
Let's see if Kenetics, our official bartender, will show up. :)

At the moment, here's a round of Mint Julep cocktails for everybody.
And Hooray to Clem, for he's a jolly good fellow and nobody can deny it.

Hip, Hip!
Bottoms up!
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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ikey wrote:
oscar799 wrote:Sit down and have a drink ikey,you must be worn out.... :shock:
Well its ironic really. Put all that effort into LMDE and I'm one of the last people to use it :lol:

@ikey, better late than never! :D

@npap, thanks for the drink! :mrgreen:

Cheers,

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HELP NEEDED WITH KEYRING PROBLEM

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Can any one help?
Ever since I updated my LMDE, I can't launch both the Software Manager and Synaptic. :x


Please help.
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Re: HELP NEEDED WITH KEYRING PROBLEM

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ikey wrote:
npap wrote:Can any one help?
Ever since I updated my LMDE, I can't launch both the Software Manager and Synaptic. :x


Please help.
thanks'
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Ouch :( What happens if you run them from the terminal npap?

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gksudo synaptic
gksudo mintinstall
Thanks for the tip Ikey
Below is the response of the Super User terminal: :(

(__) )\
||--|| *
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # gksudo synaptic
synaptic: error while loading shared libraries: libapt-pkg.so.4.10: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # gksudo mintinstall
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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ikey wrote:npap: Try this for me please:

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sudo ldconfig
Then try running Synaptic or mintInstall from the terminal again
Here's the output of the root terminal. Ikey
o (oo)____
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p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # sudo ldconfig
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias #


(_)-(_)
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # mintinstall
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintInstall/mintinstall.py", line 19, in <module>
import apt
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/apt/__init__.py", line 21, in <module>
import apt_pkg
ImportError: libapt-pkg.so.4.10: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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ikey wrote:Do Synaptic or mintUpdate work yet?

If not give this a try:

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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install mintinstall synaptic
P.S. If you're in the "super user" terminal you don't need sudo

EDIT: npap try this when you get back online..

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sudo apt-get install -f
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Here is the terminal output. Ikey
No luck yet.
I'm also having a poor internet connection these last few days.

___________________________________
/ "What ever you do - never install \
| windows after linux - the mbr is |
| completely over written" |
| |
\ Husse Sept 23 2007 /
-----------------------------------
\
\
___
{~._.~}
( Y )
()~*~()
(_)-(_)
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # sudo apt-get install -f
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
python-debian libicu44 libv8-2.2.24 libglewmx1.5 libprotobuf6
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
apt
Suggested packages:
apt-doc
The following packages will be upgraded:
apt
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 253 not upgraded.
7 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/1,965kB of archives.
After this operation, 377kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Abort.
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # sudo apt-get install -f
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
python-debian libicu44 libv8-2.2.24 libglewmx1.5 libprotobuf6
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
apt
Suggested packages:
apt-doc
The following packages will be upgraded:
apt
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 253 not upgraded.
7 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/1,965kB of archives.
After this operation, 377kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? ^Y^[[D^[[3~
Abort.
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # sudo apt-get install -f
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
python-debian libicu44 libv8-2.2.24 libglewmx1.5 libprotobuf6
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
apt
Suggested packages:
apt-doc
The following packages will be upgraded:
apt
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 253 not upgraded.
7 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/1,965kB of archives.
After this operation, 377kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? ^Y
Abort.
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # sudo apt-get update
Get:1 http://security.debian.org testing/updates Release.gpg [835B]
Ign http://security.debian.org testing/updates/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.debian.org testing/updates/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.debian.org testing/updates/non-free Translation-en_US
Get:2 http://packages.linuxmint.com debian Release.gpg [198B]
Get:3 http://security.debian.org testing/updates Release [44.6kB]
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/upstream Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/import Translation-en_US
Get:4 http://packages.linuxmint.com debian Release [6,540B]
Ign http://security.debian.org testing/updates/main Packages/DiffIndex
Ign http://security.debian.org testing/updates/contrib Packages/DiffIndex
Ign http://security.debian.org testing/updates/non-free Packages/DiffIndex
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/main Packages/DiffIndex
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/upstream Packages/DiffIndex
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/import Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/main Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/main Packages
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/contrib Packages
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/non-free Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/upstream Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/import Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/main Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/upstream Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/import Packages
Hit http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/main Packages
Hit http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/upstream Packages
Hit http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/import Packages
Get:5 http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing Release.gpg [198B]
Ign http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing/non-free Translation-en_US
Get:6 http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing Release [29.4kB]
Get:7 http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing/main Packages/DiffIndex [2,023B]
Hit http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing/non-free Packages/DiffIndex
Get:8 http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing/main 2010-09-16-0844.33.pdiff [1,416B]
Get:9 http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing/main 2010-09-16-0844.33.pdiff [1,416B]
Get:10 http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing/main 2010-09-16-0844.33.pdiff [1,416B]
Hit http://ftp.debian.org testing Release.gpg
Ign http://ftp.debian.org testing/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://ftp.debian.org testing/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign http://ftp.debian.org testing/non-free Translation-en_US
Hit http://ftp.debian.org testing Release
Hit http://ftp.debian.org testing/main Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://ftp.debian.org testing/contrib Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://ftp.debian.org testing/non-free Packages/DiffIndex
Fetched 69.7kB in 46s (1,512B/s)
Reading package lists... Done
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these.
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
apt-utils: Depends: libapt-pkg4.10
aptitude: Depends: libapt-pkg4.10
Recommends: aptitude-doc-en but it is not installed or
aptitude-doc
Recommends: apt-xapian-index but it is not installed
Recommends: libparse-debianchangelog-perl but it is not installed
libapt-pkg-perl: Depends: libapt-pkg4.10
libept1: Depends: libapt-pkg4.10
python-apt: Depends: libapt-pkg4.10
synaptic: Depends: libapt-pkg4.10
Recommends: apt-xapian-index but it is not installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try using -f.
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

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ikey wrote:According to the output npap you aborted each time.
When it prompts you to upgrade, just hit Y then enter.
Or just copy paste this command into your terminal:

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sudo apt-get install -f --yes --force-yes  && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade --yes --force-yes
Here's the last command, Ikey
Terminal out put:
____________________________________
( Generosity and perfection are your )
( everlasting goals. )
------------------------------------
o ,__,
o (oo)____
(__) )\
||--|| *
p4s5a/dx+-desktop dias # sudo apt-get install -f --yes --force-yes && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade --yes --force-yes
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
python-debian libicu44 libv8-2.2.24 libglewmx1.5 libprotobuf6
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
apt
Suggested packages:
apt-doc
The following packages will be upgraded:
apt
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 253 not upgraded.
7 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/1,965kB of archives.
After this operation, 377kB of additional disk space will be used.
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
apt
Authentication warning overridden.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/apt-listchanges", line 28, in <module>
import apt_pkg
ImportError: libapt-pkg.so.4.10: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
apt-extracttemplates: error while loading shared libraries: libapt-pkg.so.4.10: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
debconf: apt-extracttemplates failed: Bad file descriptor
Setting up debian-archive-keyring (2010.08.28) ...
gpg: key F42584E6: "Lenny Stable Release Key <debian-release@lists.debian.org>" not changed
gpg: key 55BE302B: "Debian Archive Automatic Signing Key (5.0/lenny) <ftpmaster@debian.org>" not changed
gpg: key 6D849617: "Debian-Volatile Archive Automatic Signing Key (5.0/lenny)" not changed
gpg: failed to create temporary file `/etc/apt/.#lk0x81da048.p4s5a/dx+-desktop.3376': No such file or directory
gpg: can't allocate lock for `/etc/apt/trusted.gpg'
gpg: failed to create temporary file `/etc/apt/.#lk0x81da048.p4s5a/dx+-desktop.3376': No such file or directory
gpg: can't allocate lock for `/etc/apt/secring.gpg'
gpg: error writing keyring `/etc/apt/trusted.gpg': general error
gpg: key B98321F9: public key "[User ID not found]" imported
gpg: error reading `[stdin]': general error
gpg: import from `[stdin]' failed: general error
gpg: Total number processed: 3
gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1)
gpg: unchanged: 3
dpkg: error processing debian-archive-keyring (--configure):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
debian-archive-keyring
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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